25 Oct '12, 7pm

Making Solar Energy Work for Historic Buildings via @getsolar

Making Solar Energy Work for Historic Buildings via @getsolar

Making Solar Energy Work for Historic Buildings Thursday, October 25th 2012 9:12 AM By GetSolar Staff. Many homeowners and businesses who occupy historic buildings may wonder if solar energy is right for them. With the right considerations, older structures can reap the benefit of photovoltaic power without ruining the integrity of the location, according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. For example, ground-mounted projects or installations on newer buildings adjacent to the historic edifice are ideal ways to gain the benefits of PV power without potentially ruining a building's historic character. However, even ground-mounted modules can cause concern if the installation somehow damages the aesthetic of the surrounding property. Installing Solar Panels on Old Rooftops In instances where rooftops are the only available space for a PV installation, homeowner...

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